Sales and orders growth in industry in February. According to data released by ISTAT industry turnover increased by 1, 5% from the previous month, with increases of 1, 8 domestic and 1%, 0% on foreign. In terms of trend growth was 12.8%. The short-term change of the total orders amounted to +1.9%, reflecting an increase of 1.7% of domestic orders and 2.1% of those from abroad. In comparison with February 2010, the rough orders registered a growth of 16.2%. The seasonally adjusted indices of turnover had short-term increases of 2.8% for energy, 2.0% for capital goods, 1.6% for intermediate goods and 0.7% for consumer goods. Within the latter, the durables grew up by 4.5%, while non-durables recorded a null change. Comparing trends, the largest contribution to revenue growth comes from the component related to intermediate goods, both for the domestic market, and the foreign one. Areas of activity for which there are the largest increases of total sales, compared to February 2010, are metallurgy and manufacture of fabricated metal products (+30.7%) and non-electric household equipments (+25.5%). As for orders, metallurgy and manufacture of fabricated metal products show the highest tend to rise (+34.0).